Equitable Readiness: Reimagining the Role of the Public Sector in the Wake of COVID-19

Webinar //


May 21 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST


What should the "new normal" look like? With the COVID-19 crisis highlighting long-standing social disparities and vast inequities, some argue that now is the time to imagine an adaptive public health infrastructure that can readily respond to this and future epidemics. In this Radcliffe webinar, leading scholars and practitioners will engage in a conversations about how to leverage the policy opportunities the epidemic presents for bold changes that could support a sustained and equitable public health response.


  • Maria Belen Power, associate executive director, GreenRoots, Inc.; Representatives, Green Justice Coalition
  • Daniel Carpenter, faculty director of the social sciences program, Radcliffe Institute, and Allie S. Freed Professor of Government, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Sara Bleich, Carol K. Pfrorzheimer Professor and social sciences advisor, Radcliffe Institute, and professor, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health


  • Janet Rich-Edwards, co-director of the science program, Radcliffe Institute, associate professor of medicine, Harvard Medical School, and associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

Registration is required for this Zoom webinar. REGISTER NOW.

Questions? Contact Kevin Thurwanger.